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Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election

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Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

Photo from the relaunch issue of New Internationalist

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It's finally here. Issue 515, the relaunch magazine, has officially landed!

The front cover of New Internationalist’s redesigned September magazine

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The making of #NI515: why we went for Tim Hetherington’s portrait from Liberia as the relaunch cover for the redesigned...

Sanie Gashi Mehmeti, a religious guide and teacher, during one of her classes in Lipjan. Photos: Arianna Pagani

Most European countries refuse to repatriate the thousands of former ISIS foreign fighters and their families now held in...

Rajasthan, India On the way to Pushkar  Women in the countryside

The deadly neglect of India’s rural communities must end, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.

Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers attends inauguration of Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina,  ​19 January 2019 by GovernmentZA is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

Nanjala Nyabola grapples with the challenge of misinformation and disinformation.

Where we would have been: Fridays for Future activists leave placards outside the Reichstag in Berlin,  ​Germany, as an alternative climate protest. Kay Nietfeld/DPA/Alamy Live News

Aruna Chandrasekhar on how climate activism has kept going in a time of isolation.

Smuggling is necessary but dangerous work for these Kurdish boys. Many are killed every year by Iranian border patrols. Rahman Hassani/Alamy

Iran’s Kurds are suffering in silence. But for how much longer?

Turkish airstrikes in Northern Iraq are nothing new, but the recent co-ordinated air and ground assault is unprecedented,...

The face of Abdullah Öcalan frequently appears on banners at pro-Kurdish demonstrations around the world,  ​like this one in Berlin. Jan Scheunert/Zuma/Alamy

How did a once hardcore Marxist-Leninist and nationalist guerrilla leader come to develop a politics of participatory...

What’s in store for the future when it comes to stopping air pollution? Watch experts and campaigners discuss the fight for...

Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, pictured on a diplomatic trip to Brazil in 2019. Credit: Alan Santos/PR  Flickr/Palácio do Planalto

Israel can’t be allowed to continue its colonization of Palestinian lands, writes Ben Jamal of the...

Back to work: garment workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, after factories re-opened in May. Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

A clamour to return to the status quo after Covid-19 would be bad news for people and the planet, argues Richard...

Dr Asamte Fidel is one of the local Sierra Leonean doctors working at Connaught Hospital. The hospital was on the frontline of the Ebola epidemic when it hit in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Credit: Simon Davis/DFiD

Four years ago, New Internationalist travelled to West Africa to hear the stories of communities in recovery from the deadly...

While the world’s attention is on the Covid-19 pandemic, Turkey is ramping up its war against the Kurds – in Syria, in Iraq...

Former World Bank president Jim Yong Kim sold $320 million in pandemic bonds during the Ebola crisis.   The bonds, however, did not pay out, even though over 2,000 people have died. Credit: WikiCommons

Liam Taylor on the World Bank’s waning reputation in pandemic response.

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